in Province du Zondoma of Nord Region, Burkina Faso

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
13.208 and -2.359 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 13° 12' 27" and W -2° 21' 32"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - XOF
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 07:21 PM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Africa/Ouagadougou
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:45 am and 6:39 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-12.521 and 177.132 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Burkina Faso in Western Africa

Safety Score: 3,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Burkina Faso.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Burkina Faso. Last Update: 2019-06-26 07:24:07

Delve into Gourcy

Gourcy in Province du Zondoma (Nord Region) with it's 16,765 habitants is a town located in Burkina Faso about 80 mi (or 130 km) north-west of Ouagadougou, the country's capital town.

Time in Gourcy is now 07:21 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Ouagadougou with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Gourcy. The closest airport in Burkina Faso is Ouahigouya Airport in a distance of 25 mi (or 40 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons) in Mali at a distance of 79 mi (or 127 km).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Yako, Ouahigouya, Titao, Toma and Bousse. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Videos from this area

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Alberto Angela e le catacombe di Gourcy (Neri Marcorè tribute)

Published: January 14, 2012
Length: 15:25 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: LaConchigliaProd

Per la gioia di Shadey, Selene, Delia e Stefano =) Spero solo che Neri Marcoré non se la prenda! E nel caso ve lo foste chiesti: sì, avevo LA FEBBRA!


Published: February 19, 2014
Length: 32:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: I colori dello sviluppo

Vi presentiamo Salimata, studentessa di una delle scuole di Gourcy, la città gemellata di Grugliasco destinataria del nostro progetto di cooperazione decentrata.

Il progetto I colori dello sviluppo (Burkina Faso)

Published: February 13, 2012
Length: 02:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: LaConchigliaProd

Esperienze di cooperazione decentrata con il Burkina Faso. Video presentazione realizzato per conto del Comune di Grugliasco (To). Info su: http://www.comune.torino.it/cocopa/ http://www.co...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


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Located at 13.2167, -2.35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Nord Region (Burkina Faso), Zondoma Province

Bingo Department

Bingo is a department in the province of Boulkiemdé, west of Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso. As of 2005 it had a population of 16541. Its capital lies at the town of Bingo. Bingo was a location in the American television series The Amazing Race 12 (2007).

Located at 13.1667, -2.23333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Departments of Burkina Faso, Boulkiemdé Province

Minima, Burkina Faso

Minima, Burkina Faso is a village in the Zimtenga Department of Bam Province in northern-central Burkina Faso. It has a population of 829.

Located at 13.25, -2.28333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Centre-Nord Region, Bam Province

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Gourcy.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Goursi, Gursi, Gourcy